Virtual Storytimes

While you are staying safe at home, please enjoy our Children’s Librarians as they present "Virtual Storytimes."  Enjoy!  Be sure to scroll down the page for more stories to watch!

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"Virtual Storytimes on Demand" by the Inglewood Public Library’s Children’s Librarians have been added to our YouTube Channel:
 Storytime with the City of Inglewood
or click on the photo below.
RECENT FAMILY STORYTIMES
Family Storytime 3-20-21 Opens in new windowFamily Storytime with Ms. Damitri
March 20, 2021
Books read: Chika Chika Boom Boom by Bill Martin Jr., Little Green Peas: A Big Book of Colors by Keith Baker. Songs and Rhymes: We Clap and Say Hello; Itsy Bitsy Spider; Great Big Spider; Twinkle Little Star; Teddy Bear Goodbye. Flannelboard: Down by the Bay.
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Family Storytime with Ms. Damitri
March 16, 2021
Books read: Over in the Forest, Come Take a Peak by Marianne Burkes, When Spring Comes by Kevin Henkes. Songs, Fingerplays, and Stretches: Teddy Bear Welcome; Two Little Black Birds; Itsy Bitsy Spider; Twinkle Little Star. Flannelboard: There was an Old Lady Who Swallowed a Fly.
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December 16, 2020
Books read: Pete the Cat's 12 Groovy Days of Christmas by Kimberly & James Dean, Too Many Tamales by Gary Soto and Deck the Walls! A Wacky Christmas Carol by Erin Dealey.
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December 9, 2020
Books read: Roc and Roe's Twelve Days of Christmas by Nick Cannon, Llama Llama Holiday Drama by Anna Dewdney, and The Smallest Gift of Christmas by Peter Reynolds.
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November 18, 2020
Books read: This is the Turkey by Abby Levine, The Very Lonely Firefly by Eric Carle, and Olivia Talks Turkey by Farrah McDoogle. Songs, Fingerplays, and Stretches: Teddy Bear Hello; Open, Shut Them; Two Little Black Birds; Patty Cake; Put Your Finger in the Air; and Teddy Bear Goodbye. Flannelboard: Bringing Home a Baby Bumble Bee.
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November 4, 2020
Books read: Big Bear Hug by Nicholas Oldland, I know and Old Lady Who Swallowed a Pie by Alison Jackson, Over in the Forest by Marianne Berkes, and Busy, Busy, Mouse by Virginia Kroll. Songs, Fingerplays, and Stretches: Wave & Say Hello; Open, Shut Them; Put Your Finger in the Air; Two Little Black Birds; Twinkle Little Star; and Teddy Bear Goodbye. FlannelBoard: Five Pigs Squeaky Clean.
Storytime 10-13-2020 Opens in new windowFamily Storytime with Ms. Damitri
October 13, 2020
Books read: MrsMurphy's Pumpkin by Rick Walton, Stumpkin by Lucy Cummings, The Adventures of Beekle by Dan Santat, and Mouse's First Halloween by Lauren Thompson. Songs, Fingerplays, and Stretches: Wave & Say Hello; Open, Shut Them; Head & Shoulders; Put Your Finger in the Air; and I'm a Little Tea Pot. Flannelboard: Five Little Pumpkins.
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Family Storytime with Ms. Damitri
October 6,  2020
Books read
Scarecrow by Cynthia Ryland, The Rough Patch by Brian LiesThe Cow Love Cookies by Karma Wilsonand Red are the Apples by Wade ZaharesSongsFingerplaysand Stretches: OpenShut ThemHead & ShouldersTwinkle Little Starand Teddy Bear Good-ByeFlannelboard: Pumpkin on the Vine.
Storytime 9-29-2020 Opens in new windowFamily Storytime with Ms. Damitri
September 29,  2020
Books read: Old Black Fly by Jim Aylesworth, In the Middle of Fall by Kevin Henkes, Bear Snores On by Karma Wilson, and Lasso the Moon by Trish Holland. Songs, Fingerplays, and Stretches: Teddy Bear Welcome; Tea Pot; Apple Tree; Itsy Bitsy Spider, Great Big Spider; Do Your ears Hang Low?; and Teddy Bear Good-bye. Flannelboard: 5 Little Monkeys Jumping on the Bed.
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September 22,  2020
Books read: Fall is Here by Pamela Jane, Goggles by Ezra Jack Keats, and Wow said the Owl by Tim Hopgood. Songs, Fingerplays, and Stretches: "Teddy Bear, Teddy Bear," "Head, Shoulders, Knees and Toes," "The Color Song." "Put Your Finger in the Air," "Do your Ears Hang Low?" "Way up High in the Apple Tree," and "Twinkle Twinkle Little Star" Flannelboard: "Ms. Mouse, which house are you in?"
Family Storytime September 15, 2020 Opens in new windowFamily Storytime with Ms. Damitri
September 15, 2020
Books: Don't Let the Pigeon Drive the Bus by Mo Willems, Kitten Tales, Move Over Rover, and Pigs Aplenty, Pigs Galore.  Songs, Fingerplays, and Stretches:  "We Sit and Say Hello," "HeadShoulders, Knees, and Toes," "Put Your Finger in the Air," "Way Up High in the Apple Tree," "Eensy Weensy Spider," "Two Little Blackbirds," "I'm a Little Teapot," and "Teddy Bear, Teddy Bear."
Family Storytime September 8, 2020 Opens in new windowFamily Storytime with Ms. Damitri
September 8,  2020
Books read: Pete the Cat by Eric Litwin, Hooray for Today! by Brian Won, Hands Up! by Brianna McDaniel, and Don't Worry by Todd Parr. Songs include: "Teddy Bear, Teddy Bear," "Way Up High in the Apple Tree," "Do Your Ears Hang Low?" and "Twinkle, Twinkle Little Star." Flannelboard: "Three Eggs in a Basket."
Family Storytime September 2, 2020 Opens in new windowFamily Storytime with Ms. Damitri
September 1,  2020
Books Read: I Took My Frog to the Library by Eric Kimmel, Flower Garden by Eve Bunting, Brown Bear, Brown Bear by Bill Martin Jr., Hooray for Fish by Lucy Cousins.  Songs, Fingerplays, and Stretches:  "Head Shoulders, Knees and Toes, "Great Big Spider," "Two Little Blackbirds," "Red is the Color I See," "Five Funny People," and "Teddy Bear, Teddy Bear."
RECENT PRESCHOOL STORYTIME
Preschool Storytime - The Letter "C" Opens in new windowPreschool Storytime with Ms. Pamela
September 1, 2020
Theme: The Letter "C"
Books read: Six Dinner Sid by Inga Moore, Crab Cake by Andrea Tsurumi, and Pete the Cat: I Love My White Shoes by Eric Litwin and James Dean.  Songs : "With My Hands" and "Walking, Walking." Flannelboards: "There Was A Crooked Man" and "Candy Sue."

More Books Read Aloud on Video
The books below link to YouTube videos.  They are read aloud by the author, a teacher, librarian, or a celebrity.  Some contain ads at the beginning of the video --- you can click on SKIP AD if you do not want to see the ads. Enjoy!

PICTURE BOOKS FOR PRESCHOOLERS
The Very Hungry Caterpillar Opens in new windowWe're Going on a Bear Hunt Opens in new window
harryTheDirtyDog Opens in new window
Head to Toe by Eric Carle Opens in new windowPapa Please Get The Moon For Me by Eric Carle Opens in new windowTabby McTat by Julia Donaldson Opens in new window
PICTURE BOOKS FOR KINDERGARTENERS - 1ST GRADERS
Last Stop on Market Street by Matt de la Pena Opens in new windowWhat If? by Samantha Berger Opens in new windowA Bike Like Sergio's Opens in new window
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I Am Not Scared Opens in new windowYou Don't Want a Unicorn Opens in new window
PICTURE BOOKS FOR 2ND - 3RD GRADERS
Hello Lighthouse by Sophie Blackhall Opens in new windowExtra Yarn Opens in new windowMoon! Earth's Best Friend Opens in new window
Llama Destroys the World Opens in new window
Waiting for the Biblioburro Opens in new window
A Fine Fine School Opens in new window
PICTURE BOOKS FOR 4TH GRADERS AND UP
Pocket Full of Colors: The Magical World of Mary Blair, Disney Artist Extraordianire Opens in new windowAda's Violin: The Story of the Recycled Orchestra of Paraguay by Susan Hood Opens in new windowOne Plastic Bag Opens in new window